Horgen has been a traffic hub on the north/south axis since the year 1230. This long period of time has left its historical and economic imprint on our town. Today this important district town has 18,000 inhabitants and is a popular location for living and working. At the same time it is the regional recreation and excursion destination.
Due to its proximity to Zurich, the multifaceted small town on Lake Zurich meets the local inhabitant's as well as the visitor's need for cosmopolitan life and big city entertainment. Horgen is at the same time an abode of peace, of ambience and congeniality. The main street is part of the historic town center and is a car-free pedestrian zone. From the busy town center with its educational institutions and seminar facilities to the nature reserve and regional leisure time and recreation area, simply everything can be found here.